Name: Dr. Alakananda Parida
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: Ph.D (Utkal University, Bhubaneswar)
Phone No.: 7978780591, 9439785463
E-mail ID: alakanandaparida(at)gmail(dot)com
- Indian Philosophy, philosophy of Value, Religion and Applied Ethics
- Indian and Western Metaphysics
- Applied Ethics
- Critical Thinking
- MPhil Guidance:
|Sl No||Name of the Scholar||Year of award of Degree||Topic of MPhil Thesis||Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)|
|1||Sahenaz Parween||2019||Euthanasia ‘The Ethical Perspective’|
|2||Rashmirekha Rath||2019||Kant’s Theory of Deontology|
|3||Rukmani Rout||2018||Mind & Body : The Onto-Logical Perspective Mind & Body : The Onto-Logical Perspective|
|4||Laxmipriya Sahoo||2018||Business Ethics|
|5||Tulsi Marandi||2017||Truth & Non-Violence in Gandhian Perspective|
|6||Krushna Ch. Behera||2017||The Bondage & Liberation – ‘The Buddhist Perspective’|
|7||Sasmita Muduli||2016||Karmic Determinism – The Gita Perspective|
|8||Ranjita Hansda||2016||Theory of Punishment|
|9||Gitanjali Sahoo||2016||Truth-telling & Confidentiality – A study in Biomedical Ethics|
|10||Sunita Mohanty||2015||The Concept of Karma in Indian Philosophy|
|11||Maga Singh||2015||Moksa in the light of Sankar & Ramanuja: A Comparative Study|
|12||K. Chinmayee Raut||2015||Perspectives and Issues in Business Ethics|
|13||Priyanka Subhadarshini||2015||Business Ethics in Corporate governance|
|14||Archana Sahoo||2014||Categorical Imperative of Kant: A critical study in Deontology|
|15||Jagyaseni Mishra||2014||The Concept of Liberation in Samkhya Philosophy|
|16||Sushil Mahakud||2014||Media Ethics: A call to Responsible Journalism|
|17||Shradhanjali Naik||2014||Purusarthas: The concept of Indian value system|
|18||Pradip Ku. Gochhayat||2014||Sankar’s Concept of World|
|19||Puspita P. Tripathy||2013||Bhakti: The easiest way to attain Mukti|
|20||Lizalin Swain||2013||Euthanasia: Its moral implications|
|21||Srabani Alpana||2012||Is Euthanasia justifiable?|
|22||Sasmita Nayak||2012||Doctor-Patient Relationship (A study in Biomedical Ethics)|
|23||Mamina Sahoo||2012||Animal Rights|
|24||Anima Naik||2011||The doctrine of Niskama Karma in Bhagavad Gita|
|25||Niranjan Behera||2011||Social & Political Philosophy of Jawaharlal Nehru|
|26||Sudipta Das||2011||Self in Buddhism & Vedanta: A Comparative Study|
|27||Roma Tripathy||2010||Samkhya Theory of Evolution|
- PhD Guidance:
|Sl No||Name of the Scholar||Year of award of Degree||Registration No||Name of the Co-guide if any||Fellowship received if any during research||Topic of PhD Thesis||Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)|
|1||Mathura Alda||` Continuing||12-Philosophy, 2017-18||Dr. Alakananda Parida||Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship||Gandhian Non-Violence and its Relevance to Tribal Moral Issues|
|2||Pushpa Tripathi||2019 ` Continuing||Under registration||The Concept of Maya and Moksha in Advaita Vedanta : An Analytical Study|
Journal Publications :
- International Publications:
- National Publications:
National Journal: (04)
- Domain of the Mystical, Indian Journal of Analytic Philosophy, (Vol-II- Issue-1, Page-93, Centre of Advanced Study in Philosophy, Utkal University, 2008 ( ISSN – 0976- 2337)
- Action and Freedom, Indian Journal of Analytic Philosophy, (Vol-II- Issue-2, Page-108, Centre of Advanced Study in Philosophy, Utkal University, 2009 (ISSN – 0976-2337)
- Concept of RTA: Some Reflections Anusilana, (Vol-XIVIII), Page-1, Research Journal of India Cultural, Social & Philosophical stream, Dept of Philosophy & Religion, Banaras Hindu University, Vananasi, India 2013 (ISSN – 0973-8762)
- Concept of Purusa in The Bhagavad Gita, Anusilana, Vol- LXIII, 2015, Research Journal of India Cultural, Social & Philosophical stream, Dept. of Philosophy & Religion, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India 2013 (ISSN- 0973-8762)
- Review Articles(State Level Publications):
Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):
- Presented/Published in proceedings:
- Nature of Religious Language Proceedings of All Odisha, Philosophy Association, 2000
- Are Theological Propositions Verifiable ? Proceedings of All Odisha, Philosophy Association, 2002
- Logic of Symbols, proceedings of All Odisha Philosophy Association, 2004
- Karma & Moksa, proceedings of All Odisha Philosophy Association, 2008
- Religions statements as Bliks, proceedings of All Odisha Philosophy Association 2011
- Philosophy as Analysis, proceedings of All Odisha Philosophy Association, 2013
- Edited Books :
- Text Books :
- Book Chapters :
- Mysticism in Prabhat Samgeet, Elite Publications, 2000 (ISBN – 81-85531-19-6)
- Understanding Religion, Elite Publications, 2006 (ISBN – 81-85531-49-8)
Books translated: 05
- Tamasara Arapare (Bengali to Odia), Prabhat Library, Calcutta, 2006
- Satyara Sandhana (Bengali to Odia), Prabhat Library, Calcutta, 2006
- Yogik Chikitsa (Bengali to Odia), Prabhat Library, Calcutta, 2006
- Ananda Vacanamrtam (Part-I, II & III), (Bengali to Odia) Ananda Marge Publications, Kolkata, 2007 & 2008
- Bhakti Rasa & Kirtan Mahima (Bengali to Odia), Under print
- Research Books :
1 Presented a paper entitled Yoga : The Inner Transformation in the Joint Conference of International Congress of Social Philosophy (ICSP) and Yoga and Spiritual Science (ICYS) organized by Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya, Tapovana, Yellapur, Karnataka from 28th to 30th April, 2019.
2 Presented a paper entitled World Peace : Challenges and Solutions in the International Interdisciplinary Seminar on “World Peace and Harmony in 21st Century and Its’ Challenges” organized by Rajganj College, Jalpaiguri on 16th and 17th March, 2019.
3 Presented a paper entitled Jaina Ethics : An Analysis in the Two Days National Seminar on “Jain Philosophy, Culture and Heritage : Special reference to Odisha” organized by Jain Chair Utkal University of Culture, Bhubaneswar on 2nd and 3rd March, 2019.
4 Participated in the ICPR & WB sponsored National Seminar on “The Nature of Philosophy” on the occasion of World Philosophy Day organized by P. G. Dept. of Philosophy, Utkal University on 30th January, 2019.
5 Presented a paper entitled Globalisation & Ethics of Development : The Gandhian Perspective in the National Seminar on Gandhi Today organized by P.G. Dept. of Political Science, Utkal University held on 30th January, 2018.
6 Participated in the deliberations of the National Periodical Lecture Programme on “The Philosophy of ISA Upanisad” on 18th November 2017 organized by the Department of Philosophy , B.J.B. Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar on the eve of the World Philosophy Day.
7 Presented a paper entitled Moral Motivation for the Cause of Global Environmental Protection in the U.G.C sponsored two day National Seminar on Global Warming and Ethics : It’s Relevance in the Present Day Scenario organized by Department of Philosophy, Bir Bikram Memorial College, Agartala from 23rd to 24th September, 2017.
8 Presented a paper entitled The Concept of Maya in Advaita Vedanta in the two days National Seminar on Philosophy of Adi Sankara and its relevance to Modern Society jointly organized by Adi Sankara Vedanta Pratisthanam, Bhubaneswar and P.G.Department of Sanskrit, Utkal University from 28th to 29th April, 2017.
9 Participated in the National Lecture Programme on The Concept of Avatars in the Gita Govinda of Sri Jayadeva and The Cycle of Creation organised by the Dept. of Philosophy on 4th March, 2017.
10 Participated in the ICPR sponsored National Seminar on Applied Ethics organised by Dept. of Philosophy, Tripura University held from 20th to 22nd February, 2017.
11 Presented a paper entitled Ethical Perspective of Climate Change in the National Seminar on Scientific, Socio-Economic, Political and Ethical Perspectives of Climate Change organised by Bir Bikram Memorial College, Agartala on 19th February, 2017.
12 Presented a paper entitled Neo-Vedanta of Swami Vivekananda in the ICHR sponsored International Seminar on Swami Vivekananda and India’s Response to Universalism organised by Dept. of History, Swami Vivekananda Mahavidyalaya, Tripura on 11th & 12th February, 2017.
13 Presented a paper entitled Concept of Liberation: The Buddhist Perspective in the U.G.C. sponsored National Seminar on The Concept Of Liberation organised by P. G. Dept. of Philosophy, B.S.College, Daspalla, Nayagarh on 25th & 26th December, 2016.
14 Presented a paper entitled Yoga the Secret of Holistic Living in the International Seminar on Yoga & Lifestyle Management organised by P. G. Dept. of Sanskrit, Utkal University, Vanivihar, Bhubaneswar on 5th & 6th February, 2016.
15 Presented a paper entitled Morality and Freedom in the Bhagavad Gita in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on The Relevance of The Bhagavad Gita in the Present Context conducted by Department of Philosophy, Laxminarayan Sahu Mahavidyalaya, Jagatpur, Cuttack on 23rd-24th August, 2015.
16 Presented a paper entitled The Concept of Highest Good In The Upanisadic Literature in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on The Upanisadic Literature of The Vedas conducted by Academy of Yoga and Oriental Studies, OUAT, Bhubaneswar on 11th-12th April, 2015.
17 Presented a paper entitled Concept of Purusa & Purusottama : The Gita Perspective in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on The Philosophy of The Gita & its Relevance to the presented day scenario conducted by Ramadevi Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar on 22nd-23rd March, 2015.
18 Presented a paper entitled Anthropocentric thought and War : The end of Environment – A socio – ethical Study in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on National Security Issues : Northeast India Perspectives organised by the Dept. of Defence Studies, Bir Bikram Memorial College, Agartala on 8th & 9th November, 2014.
19 Presented a paper entitled End & Means The Naxal Perspective in the UGC sponsored two days National Seminar on The Place of Morality in Naxal Movement at RIHS, Bhograi, Balasore on 15th & 16th December 2013.
20 Presented a paper entitled Man & Nature in Aurobindo’s Philosophy in the UGC sponsored National Level Seminar on Man & Nature in Sri Aurobindo’s Philosophy held at Kaptipada College, Nuasahi, Mayurbhanj, Odisha from 3rd-4th May 2013.
21 Presented a paper entitled Purusa & Purusarthas in Indian Philosophy in the ICPR sponsored International Conference on Values embedded in Indian Philosophy held in Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi on Jan 10th – 12th , 2013.
22 Presented a paper entitled Concept of Mantra in Tantra Philosophy in the National Seminar on Contribution of Abhinaragupta, the philosopher of Kashmir to overall growth and Development of Indian thought held on Banaras Hindu University Varanasi, on December 26th – 28th 2012.
23 Participated in the International Conference on Future Education: Philosophical Perspectives and Programmes jointly organized by CAS philosophy, Utkal University and Neo Humanistic Education Research Institute, Sweden from 22nd – 24th February, 2012.
24 Presented a paper entitled Man & Nature in the ICPR sponsored National Seminar on Basic needs of Environment to all living creatures held on Jamtara Mahila Sandhya College, Jamtara (Jharkhand) on 11th February 2012.
25 Participated in the ICPR sponsored National Seminar on Practical Ethics: Vision and Values for the professions held in Chaudwar College on 23rd – 24th October 2011.
26 Presented a paper entitled Matter, Mind & Consciousness : The Integral Perspective in UGC sponsored National seminar on Nature of Consciousness Organized by CAS, Utkal University from 16th – 17th February, 2011.
27 7. Participated and Presented a paper entitled Rights, Duties & Social Justice in ICPR sponsored National Seminar on Human Rights and Social Justice, organized by P.G. Deptt. Of Philosophy, Utkal University under the CAS Programme from 8th – 10th October 2010.
28 Participated in the UGC sponsored National seminar on Applied Ethics, organized by Centre of Advanced Study in Philosophy, Utkal University on 18th – 19th February 2009.
29 Participated in the ICPR sponsored National Seminar on Metaphysics: Methods & Perspectives, organized by Centre of Advanced Study in Philosophy, Utkal University from 21st – 23rd November 2008.
30 Participated in the UGC-ICPR sponsored National Seminar on Nature of Metaphysics organized by Centre of Advanced Study in Philosophy, Utkal University on 14th – 15th Dec 2007.
31 Participated in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on The concept of Bhakti: Philosophical Dimensions organised by PG. Dept of Philosophy, Utkal University under the SAP programme of the UGC from 8th – 10th March 2006.
32 Participated in the UGC sponsored National Seminar cum Workshop on Concepts and Issues in Applied Ethics organised by P.G. Dept of Philosophy, Utkal University under the DSA Programme on 28th – 29 th March 2003.
33 Participated in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Perspective on Odisha : Cultural and Intellectual Contribution organised by P.G. Dept of Philosophy, Utkal University under DSA Programme from 12th – 14th February 2003.
- Recipient of Indian Council of Philosophical Research Junior Research Fellowship 2002
- Kamala Goyenka Foundation fellowship, Mumbai- 3 years
- Project fellow, UGC, New Delhi, 2007-2010
- Important Activities:
1 Life member of All Odisha Philosophy Association
2 Life member of theosophical Order
3 Life member of Renaissance Universal
- Research Projects Undertaken:
1 Mysticism in Prabhata Samgeet: sponsored by Kamal Goenka Foundation, Mumbai (a sum of Rs 90,000/- for a period of 3 years).
- Invited Lectures:
1 Invited as a Resource Person to deliver a talk on Environmental Ethics on the occasion of World Philosophy Day in the Extramural Seminar at Kamala Nehru Women’s College, Bhubaneswar on 15th November, 2018.
2 Invited as a Resource Person in the extramural seminar on Niskama Karma in the Bhagavad Gita organized by Kendrapada Autonomous College, Kendrapada on 13th February, 2018.
- Administrative/Executive experience:
1 Asst. Superintendent, Ramadevi Chhatrinivas, Utkal University, Vanivihar, Bhubaneswar, (2010-2015)
2 Member of Board of Studies : i. P .G. Dept. of Philosophy, Utkal University ii. Kendrapada Autonomous College, Kendrapada iii. NC Autonomous College, Jajpur iv. U.N. College of Science and Technology, Adaspur v. P.N. College, Khordha
3 One of the members of NIRF, Utkal University
4 One of the members in Department Research Committee
5 Tabulator – Utkal University
6 Library in-charge, P.G.Dept. of Philosophy, Utkal University and New Campus, Chandikhole, Utkal University
7 Student Welfare Officer, New Campus, Chandikhole, Utkal University
8 Coordinator, P.G.Dept. of Philosophy, Utkal University
- Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
1 Organised the ICPR & WB sponsored National Seminar on “The Nature of Philosophy” on the occasion of World Philosophy Day on 30th January, 2019.